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Men's Health Update Sperm Functionality Declines After Age 35

Sperm Functionality Declines After Age 35

Sperm function may have an upper age limit.

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HIV Transmission Affected by Bacteria in Semen

HIV Transmission Affected by Bacteria in Semen

As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say.

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

Following surgery, improvement in sexual satisfaction correlated with improvements in all lower urinary tract symptoms.

Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

Testicular Cancer Incidence Rising in Young Hispanics

Testicular Cancer Incidence Rising in Young Hispanics

Increase in incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in Hispanic adolescents and young adults.

Male Fertility May Be Impaired by CP/CPPS

Male Fertility May Be Impaired by CP/CPPS

Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome negatively impacts sperm concentration and other semen parameters.

Gestational Diabetes Found in 1 in 10 Future Moms

Gestational Diabetes Found in 1 in 10 Future Moms

Obesity a major risk factor for condition, experts say.

Cellphones Can Harm Male Fertility

Cellphones Can Harm Male Fertility

Sperm less viable in men who had been exposed to electromagnetic radiation of devices.

Bisphenol A Toxic in Reproductive Health

Bisphenol A Toxic in Reproductive Health

Acts as ovarian and uterine toxicant; animal studies demonstrate role as testicular toxicant.

Circumcision May Cut Risk of Prostate Cancer

Circumcision May Cut Risk of Prostate Cancer

Greatest protective effect observed in men circumcised at age 36 years or older.

Sperm Functionality Declines After Age 35

Sperm Functionality Declines After Age 35

Sperm function may have an upper age limit.

Post-Brachytherapy PSA Bounce Linked to Sexual Activity

Post-Brachytherapy PSA Bounce Linked to Sexual Activity

PSA bounce was associated with significantly higher scores on the International Index of Erectile Function-15 questionnaire.

Older Paternal Age Reduces IUI Live Birth Rates

Older Paternal Age Reduces IUI Live Birth Rates

Intrauterine insemination success rates decrease by 20% with each 10-year increment in men's age.

Doxazosin for BPH Has Minimal Effect on Sexual Function

Doxazosin for BPH Has Minimal Effect on Sexual Function

Ejaculatory function worsens, however, in men taking 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors.

Pelvic Floor Exercises May Be Effective for Premature Ejaculation

Pelvic Floor Exercises May Be Effective for Premature Ejaculation

In a small study, the treatment was associated with a 4-fold increase in average ejaculation time.

Ejaculatory Problems Linked to BPH Drugs

Ejaculatory Problems Linked to BPH Drugs

Alpha blockers and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors increase the risk of ejaculatory dysfunction, a systematic review and meta-analysis shows.